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World War, 1914-1918

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:

Shot Three Spies, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3205
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Private John Williams, 'born in India twenty years ago and joined the army in 1914' and won many awards, including the Victory Cross, who shot three German spies posing as British officers during World War I.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Simmons, Ida

Identifier: GD1-33
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Nursing certificates 1919-1926; documents regarding later work 1940-1950, WWI war medals; M.B.E. medal

Dates: 1919-1950

The Boche Versus the Thistles, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3179
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Political cartoon showing German World War I soldiers being attacked by smiling thistles and forced to retreat.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

The Duncan and James Strang Collection

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1624
Identifier: Coll-1885
Content Description This fonds is composed of "The Seaforth Highlanders’ diary", which is in fact a collection of typescripts and manuscripts by Duncan W. P. Strang written during the First World War. They mainly contain a typescript draft of an unifinished book on the Seaforth Highlanders during the war, as well as abstracts of diaries and accounts of battles and tactical operations, and reflection on war and military strategy.The first text is the most structured and the most complete. It is a...
Dates: 1914-1918

The Growth of Christian Architecture as Exemplified by some French Cathedrals, c1916

Identifier: BAI 1/13/10
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Typescript of The Growth of Christian Architecture as Exemplified by some French Cathedrals, the text of a lecture John Baillie gave while in France during the First World War.

Dates: c1916

The Kaiser and the Czar, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3207
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Photograph of the German Kaiser and the Russian Czar meeting on [29 July 1914] to discuss a peaceful settlement to the Serbian issue.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Typescript entitled 'On Land, Sea, and Ice. An Autobiography' by J. Burn Wood, including correspondence with Alexander F. Giles, 1947

 Item — Box CLX-A-367: Series Coll-1828/3
Identifier: Coll-1828/5
Scope and Contents This typescript was donated with the papers of Alexander F. Giles but does not seem to be related to the rest of the documents. It came into Giles's possession when the author, who studied at the Univeristy of Edinburgh in the 1890s, sent it to him after 'the receipt of a circular sent out in support of the University of Edinburgh Graduates Association', in 1947. Giles was then the editor of the University of Edinburgh Journal. It does not appear that the typescript was...
Dates: 1947

War. A Well-Earned Meal, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2579
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Photograph from a newspaper during World War I entitled, 'A Well-Earned Meal' showing a small group of 'Belgian soldiers feeding their dogs by the roadside. These animals are very strong and can draw quite heavy carts without any difficulty.'

Dates: 1870s-1930s

William Burton-Stewart bound Game books

 Collection — Box CLX-D-72: Series Coll-1828/6
Identifier: Coll-1887
Scope and Contents Two 'game books' which belonged to Major William Burton-Stewart, containing score tables recording his session of game birds shooting and black-and-white photographs of social events, hunting, and people. It also includes sketches and handwritten biographical and travelling accounts by Burton-Stewart himself. Places mentioned in the game books include Ratho Park, Conaglen, Stroud, Darleith, Lothians and the Borders, Venice, India, Ontario (Canada), etc.Highlights in the first...
Dates: 1889-1935

Wound Up, But Why Not Spinning?, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3166
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Cartoon illustration entitled, "Wound Up, But Why Not Spinning?" commenting on the red tape on trade with enemy firms from the Financial Mail, November 11, 1910.

Dates: 1870s-1930s